|Founder(s)||L. C. Hughes|
|Founded||March 29, 1877|
|Headquarters||4061 W Costco Drive |
Tucson, Arizona 85741
154,715 Sundays in 2012
L. C. Hughes was the Arizona Territory governor and founder of the Arizona Star, in 1877. The first issue was published on March 29, 1877. The newspaper became the Arizona Daily Star in June 1879.
In 1981, Star reporters Clark Hallas and Robert B. Lowe won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting for their stories about recruiting violations by University of Arizona football coach, Tony Mason.